Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Arthur J. Herchenratter

Male 1917 - 1989  (72 years)


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  • Name Arthur J. Herchenratter 
    Born 1917  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Military WW2 - Canadian Army, Perth regiment  [2
    Occupation Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    hockey player - Detroit Red Wings 
    Residence 1989  65 Westmount Rd. N., Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-71949 
    Died 1 Aug 1989  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I71949  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2019 

    Father Conrad Herchenratter,   b. 4 Mar 1881, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1966, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Pauline Schmidt,   b. 20 Nov 1883, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1959, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 6 Jun 1906  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F21248  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dorothy Mertz,   b. CA 1920 
    Children 
     1. Susan Herchenratter
     2. James Herchenratter
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F53294  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Herchenratter, Arthur J. - At K-W Hospital, on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 1989, age 71 years, of 812-65 Westmount Rd. N., Waterloo. Mr. Herchenratter was retired from Uniroyal in 1980 after 33 years of service in the textile division. He served overseas in the Second World War with the Canadian Army, Perth regiment. He was a past member of the Kiwanis Organization and was a well known local hockey player. He played professionally with the Detroit Red Wings until the beginning of the Second World War and after the war played locally for the K-W Dutchmen and coached the Elmira Junior B team. Predeceased by his parents, Conrad Herchenratter and the former Pauline Schmidt and one brother, Norman. Beloved husband of Dorothy (Mertz); dear father of Susan and her husband Gary Alderson of Waterloo and James and his wife Mardi of Burlington; brother of Estelle and her husband Alvin Reinhart, Alma Herchenratter and August and his wife Joanne, all of Kitchener-Waterloo. He is also lovingly remembered by two granddaughters, Lori and Lynn Alderson. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service for friends and relatives will be held in the chapel of the Edward R. Good Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo, on Thursday at 11 a.m., with Rev. Roy Grosz officiating. Donations to the K-W Leukemia Association of the K-W Hospital Emergency Department Building Fund would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record, August 2, 1989

  • Sources 
    1. [S192] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Mount Hope CC#4500 Internet Link.
      South: Herchenratter/ Conrad Herchenratter/ 1881-1966/ his beloved wife/ Pauline Schmidt/ 1883-1959/ 1908 Milton 1909/ 1916 Herbert 1918/ rest in peace/ North: 1906 Norman 1984/ 1917 Arthur 1989/ 1911 Alma 1990/

    2. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), obituary of Arthur J. Herchenratter - August 2, 1989.

    3. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Mrs. Conrad Herchenratter - July 18, 1959.

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    Link to Google MapsOccupation - hockey player - Detroit Red Wings - - Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1989 - 65 Westmount Rd. N., Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Aug 1989 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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